A good CAD system should enable you
to create design ideas quickly and
easily to enhance the way that you
already work. It should be able to
fit seamlessly into your current
working practices and become a
valuable timesaving, creative tool
that works with you.
The following is a list of check
points that any good CAD system
for woven textiles should be
Easy to use and learn.
Good instruction manuals and
Allow you to create libraries of
yarns, weaves and designs.
Allow you to create and change
designs quickly and easily.
Use the computer screen to
accurately visualise the fabric.
Generate new designs ideas
quickly and easily.
Obtain accurate printouts with a
Obtain printed production data (loom
with weaving instructions.
Create data to interface with
electronic textile machinery.
Send design information by
e-mail easily to other sites.
Most CAD system should be capable of
all of these points but it is always
worth checking before buying - do
not take it for granted that even
the more obvious features will be
What If I Don't Need All of These
ScotWeave is a professional package
aimed at larger weaving
or suppliers to large weaving
organisations rather than individual
"home" or "craft" weavers.
If so then kindly contact us for